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Accident: 170128839 - Employee Cuts Right Thigh With Circular Saw

Accident: 170128839 -- Report ID: 1054100 -- Event Date: 10/15/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11569921710/15/19910212Zx Land & Livestock
At approximately 3:50 p.m., on October 15, 1991, Employee #1 was putting a plywood ceiling up in the pump house. One piece of pre-cut plywood had been nailed in place when he noticed it was about an inch too long. Rather than take it back down, Employee #1 took the Skil-type circular saw and went up the ladder to trim it in place. Either Employee #1 slipped or the ladder shifted, causing the saw to cut his right medial thigh 9 to 10 inches deep. First aid was immediately administered and Employee #1 was transported to the ambulance barn in Paisley, OR. Employee #1 was placed in the ambulance with EMTs in attendance and transported to Lakeview Hospital.
Keywords: portable power tool, agriculture, work rules, thigh, circular saw, laceration
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115699217 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Farm workers

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